Snow shuts schools and causes delays

  • 5 December 2012
Snow shuts schools across southern England and Scotland

Snow has fallen in many parts of southern England and north-eastern Scotland today.

Essex has been the worst affected, with dozens of schools forced to close and travel disruption on the roads.

Flights were also delayed for a short time while airports across the UK tried to clear their runways.

Weather forecasters warn there could be further snowfall overnight across Scotland and parts of northern England.

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Snow across the Hertfordshire countryside

Check out these pics from the BBC's heli-cam across Hertfordshire...